New International Student Checklist

New International Student Checklist

Below checklist has been created to assist you in completing both important mandatory and recommended action items you must to take during your first 30 days at Penn State Lehigh Valley.

Obtain I-20 and F-1 Visa (mandatory) 

Please complete prior to arrival to the United States.
More information on obtaining your I-20 and F-1 Visa >>

Find Off-Campus Housing (mandatory) 

Please complete prior to arrival to the United States.
More information about off-campus housing options >>

Register for New Student Welcome (mandatory) 

Please complete prior to arrival to the United States.
More information about New Student Welcome >>

Sign up for Airport Pick Up (recommended) 

Please complete prior to arrival to the United States.
More information about scheduling airport pick up >>

Immunization (mandatory) 

Please complete immediately upon arrival to the United States.
More information about immunization requirements >>

I-94 Card (mandatory) 

Please complete immediately upon arrival to the United States.
More information on obtaining I-94 card >>

New International Student Form (mandatory) 

Please complete immediately upon arrival to the United States.
More information about the international student form >>

SEVIS Registration (mandatory) 

Please complete immediately upon arrival to the United States.
More information about SEVIS registration >>

Open a Bank Account (recommended) 

Please complete immediately upon arrival to the United States.
More information about opening a bank account >>

Sign up for a Cell Phone Account (recommended) 

Please complete immediately upon arrival to the United States.
More information about signing up for a cell phone account >>

Go furniture shopping (recommended) 

Please complete immediately upon arrival to the United States.
More information about purchasing furniture >>

New International Student Orientation (mandatory) 

More information about New International Student Orientation >>

Fall registration (mandatory) 

To be completed during (or prior to) New International Student Orientation.
More information about registering for the fall semester >>

New International Student Welcome (mandatory)

More information about New International Student Welcome >>

New Student Welcome (mandatory) 

More information about New Student Welcome >>